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  1. Make Your Own Earthquake: Magnitude and Intensity Lab

    11 Apr 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): NEES EOT

    by (Option 1) Deborah Kane and (Option 2) IRIS. This activity describes the differences between an earthquake's magnitude and intensity and then has students experiment with the Quake-Catcher...

  2. Make Your Own Earthquake: Seismic Waves and the Slinky: A Guide for Teachers

    11 Apr 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): NEES EOT

    Make your Own Earthquake: This teaching guide is designed to introduce the concepts of waves and seismic waves that propagate within the Earth, and to provide ideas and suggestions for how to...

  3. Make Your Own Earthquake: What is a Seismometer?

    11 Apr 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): NEES EOT

    Students will learn that a seismometer detects three components of motion and that a seismogram is the record of an earthquake. Prior to this activity, students should be introduced to the basics...

  4. Make Your Own Earthquake: Seismac Activity I: "Take the pulse of your classroom using Seismac!"

    11 Apr 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): NEES EOT

    Students should already have received instruction on the basic principles of seismic waves. For ideas on how to provide this instruction please see:...

  5. UC Davis Team Studies Liquefaction in Japan

    08 Apr 2011 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): Nees Hub User

    A research team from U.C. Davis traveled to Japan to study the liquefaction that occurred during their large quake. Video courtesy of KGO-TV, San Francisco, CA.

  6. Japanese Tsunami Video from Sky News

    07 Apr 2011 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): Nees Hub User

    Breathtaking video footage of the 2011 Japanese tsunami captured by Sky News helicopters in Sendai.  Narrated.

  7. NEEShub Resource Submission Video

    04 Apr 2011 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): Nees Hub User

    This video will teach new users about the process of submitting a new resource, as well as adding images and formatting text in the informational fields.

  8. Make Your Own Earthquake: Earthquake Resistant Structure Using Wood Blocks

    25 Mar 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Tenille Denise Medley

    Part of the Make Your Own Earthquake series. Students will divide into groups of 3 or 4. Each group will perform three separate experiments using wooden blocks on a shake table to demonstrate how...

  9. Engineers Working to Make Us Safer

    18 Feb 2011 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): NEES EOT

    Video discussion of how science and engineering benefits safety for the public.  Directed toward elementary school students, this video was created by NEES@Cornell and the...

  10. Multi-objective Robust Stochastic Planning and Scheduling of Healthcare Service Providers

    18 Feb 2011 | Poster | Contributor(s): Sanjay Mehrotra

    Industrial Engineers and Management Scientists (Sanjay Mehrotra and Mark S. Daskin), surgeons (Heron Rodriguez), and medical educators (Debra DaRosa) at Northwestern University and the...

  11. Make Your Own Earthquake Setup Video

    27 Jan 2011 | Multimedia | Contributor(s): NEES EOT

    How to set up "Make Your Own Earthquake" for use in your own classroom. Video created by Hank Ratzesberger.

  12. Torsionally coupled response control of earthquake excited asymmetric buildings: Development and application of effective control systems using smart dampers

    23 Jan 2011 | Publications | Contributor(s): Osamu Yoshida

    This dissertation focuses on the development and validation of control systems that can effectively reduce seismic responses due to torsional coupling in asymmetric building structures. Due to...

  13. Earthquake Engineering Modules for K-12 Learning

    13 Jan 2011 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): Shirley Dyke, Kevin Z Truman

    This document documents a teaching module containing a series of lessons that are appropriate for educating K-12 students in fundamental engineering principles. The lessons have been developed...

  14. Cyber-enabled Learning Environments for Engineering and Scientific Thinking: Systems from the NEESacademy powered by NEEShub

    04 Jan 2011 | Poster | Contributor(s): Sean Brophy

    HUBzerotechnologies at Purdue, like nanoHUBand NEEShub, can engage learners in authentic engineering and scientific challenges involving knowledge discovery and synthesis using tools, simulations,...

  15. (K-12/Public) Study of Shear and Torsion

    05 Oct 2010 | Series | Contributor(s): Gregory Pluta, Dan Kuchma, Thomas Frankie, NEES EOT

    Designed for K-12 viewers, and also those in the general public - this video describes the relationship between shear and torsion - and how this affects the failure of concrete columns. Conducted...

  16. Survive That Tsunami!

    05 Aug 2010 | Learning Objects | Contributor(s): NEES EOT

    Students use a table-top-sized tsunami generator to observe the formation and devastation of a tsunami. They see how a tsunami moves across the ocean and what happens when it reaches the...

  17. The ABCs of Engineering

    02 Aug 2010 | Learning Objects

    Hands-on K-12 activities "stuffed into science or math standards" do nothing to teach engineering concepts and process..." This article discusses the need for including engineering K-12...